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Vertigo, painful lipoma (calf), burning nerve sensation (off/on) leg, numbness in face around eye (left). Rash behind ear down neck.

Vertigo, painful lipoma (calf), burning nerve sensation (off/on) leg, numbness in face around eye (left). Rash behind ear down neck.

You are uncomforable: Not all of your symptoms will fit into one neat diagnosis. I'd start with a good neurology exam which can address vertigo, burning leg sensation, numbness of the face. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Red, burning rash on cheek, ear and neck after eating chinese food, what is the cause?

Red, burning rash on cheek, ear and neck after eating chinese food, what is the cause?

Chinese rash: Not certain if this rash due to the Chinese food. It could be some sort of atopic dermatitis. As with most rashes they must be looked at by the physician in order to make accurate diagnosis. Please upload pictures of the rash and make an appointment to be seen by a dermatologist here on HealthTap. ...Read more

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Painful skin rash ears neck face back chest &arms. Open wound rash constant draining. Itch burns test rule out staph doctors don't know what it is help?

Painful skin rash ears neck face back chest &arms. Open wound rash constant draining. Itch burns test rule out staph doctors don't know what it is help?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I've been to the pool and now I have been having an earache. This morning, I found some rashes near the ear and down my neck. What should I do?

I've been to the pool and now I have been having an earache. This morning, I found some rashes near the ear and down my neck. What should I do?

Need to see doctor: You need to be seen. Several things going on here. Could be something mild that will resolve itself or could be infection that needs to be treated. Need to see doctor to help you sort this out and get proper treatment. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more

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Is it normal for a 6 week old baby to have little rashes all over their face, ears, neck, and half of chest?

Is it normal for a 6 week old baby to have little rashes all over their face, ears, neck, and half of chest?

Common, not normal: Babies will have many episodes of illness and rashes, so these are quite common but not normal by 6 wks. If it is tiny/prickly little bumps (like-goose-bumps) and baby is acting normally, it is likely heat-rash. So, keep/dress baby comfortably and avoid excessive heat exposure. Check with doc for an eval to make sure. Congrats on new baby and good luck. ...Read more

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My 1mo has a rash on her cheeks, ears, head, and neck. Is that normal? What can I do in order to go away or calm down?

My 1mo has a rash on her cheeks, ears, head, and neck. Is that normal? What can I do in order to go away or calm down?

Baby rashes: The most common reason for those bumps is the use of the so called "baby products" like Baby Magic and Johnson and Johnson. While they smell nice, the give a large percentage of babies a rash. Wash the baby with dove sensitive skin soap (liquid or bar) and in between just wash with warm water. Nothing else is required. This also can be baby acne which is an effect of your hormones/no treatment. ...Read more

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I have a rash that on my neck, ear, arms. The one on my neck came up ago. Then the one on my ears 3 day after my neck. The my arms today?

I have a rash that on my neck, ear, arms. The one on my neck came up ago. Then the one on my ears 3 day after my neck. The my arms today?

Allergic reaction: It sounds like you may be having a reaction to a medicine or something in your environment. Give your primary care a call today. If you have a tingling in your throat or trouble breathing seek emergency care immediately. ...Read more

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10mo. Boy Fever below 101 since sun Now rash behind ears on forehead and down neck. No other symptoms. Theething top 4 front teeth. Is rash concerning?

Call your doctor.: A 10 month old with a rash and a fever should be evaluated in person. We can't tell what this is online. It could be nothing to worry about, or it could be an infectious disease (like measles) that could be contagious to others, or need treatment. Please call the baby's doctor ASAP to get their advice. ...Read more

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I have stayed in Derby, UK, for a week. Just yesterday I found some rashes on my neck below both sides of my ears. They appear red and painful to touch?

I have stayed in Derby, UK, for a week. Just yesterday I found some rashes on my neck below both sides of my ears. They appear red and painful to touch?

Based on what you: ...describe, my concern is a skin infection. Staph & strep skin infections can cause redness, inflammation, tenderness too the touch and soreness. Unlike Zoster, a painful skin condition that is limited to one side of the body, bacterial skin infections can affect both sides. Best to see a doctor or, if you live in the U.S., a HealthTap virtual consult for this. Best wishes! Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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Have a rash on left arm that was originally from mosquito bite now spread on arm back of neck and ears no where else. I have had similar rashes.?

Have a rash on left arm that was originally from mosquito bite now spread on arm back of neck and ears no where else. I have had similar rashes.?

Skeeter Syndrome: The skeeter syndrome is an allergic reaction to mosquito bites, and is characterized by inflammatory processes and fever. The condition develops because of allergenic polypeptides present in the saliva of the mosquito and hence, is not infectious. ...Read more

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Hello. My 5months old baby has red rash behind both ears, it's not itchy. She also has miner rashes around the neck and legs but not red.

Hello. My 5months old baby has red rash behind both ears, it's not itchy. She also has miner rashes around the neck and legs but not red.

This sounds like: Eczema or seborrhea, both of which are quite common at this age. Depending on where you live, this could be affected by dry weather and sometimes a food/milk allergy. You can try over-the-counter Aquaphor. If that doesn't help, please discuss with her pediatrician. ...Read more

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5 years old is having red itchy rashes on neck, itching on back, ears and face, swelling on face. Fever 100.Skin is rough. Is it strep throat/measles?

5 years old is having red itchy rashes on neck, itching on back, ears and face, swelling on face. Fever 100.Skin is rough. Is it strep throat/measles?

Needs to be seen: Cannot be diagnosed on this platform with this limited information, which indicate need for medical attention, kindly take your child to the pediatrician, wish you both wellness ...Read more

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My son have skin rashes on his neck and head, it have been a few days now since he is in a swimming camp. Here are photos and videos?

My son have skin rashes on his neck and head, it have been a few days now since he is in a swimming camp. Here are photos and videos?

Can't evaluate: This public HT site uses a question /answer format. We cannot see anything you upload whether it be pictures, video, lab, x-rays, etc. Only the description you provide by written word is available for review. HT Prime is a separate service with some of those features. At this point your we cannot comment on what you have posted. You are welcome to start over. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my neck and inside my ear?

I have a rash on my neck and inside my ear?

Eczema?: It's tough to diagnose rashes without seeing them. However a common problem is eczema, or excessively dry skin. It can occur in the areas you describe. If the rash is painful, and only on one side, it could be shingles. It's best for you to seek treatment from a physician who can see your rash. ...Read more

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I have a skin rash that began along the neck, behind the ear, and hairline.?

I have a skin rash that began along the neck, behind the ear, and hairline.?

Fungal rash?: You may have a fungal rash based on what you are describing. I recommend to see your physician for treatment because if it is fungal, it will likely not resolve on its own. ...Read more

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My baby is 7 weeks old and have a bad rash all over his face, ears and some on his neck. What can I use for that and what could be causing that?

My baby is 7 weeks old and have a bad rash all over his face, ears and some on his neck. What can I use for that and what could be causing that?

Transiently: Babies often get a transient "baby acne" that is not present at birth (bathed in the waters of the womb) but comes out at a few weeks & lasts a few months. It is thought to result from maternal hormone effect which gradually declines as the baby ages. It will generally disappear without specific treatment. ...Read more

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I have an itchy rash developed on my left neck below the ear just before 2 days. Before I used to feel itchy but never saw any rash like this before?

I have an itchy rash developed on my left neck below the ear just before 2 days. Before I used to feel itchy but never saw any rash like this before?

Could be anything: This could be almost anything. Need to know more details about it's appearance, texture, borders, medications etc and any associated conditions. In short you need to see a doctor if you want a decent chance for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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My daughter has literally broke out in a freckle type rash on her neck, behind her ears and no where else. It's not raised. Any ideas.?

My daughter has literally broke out in a freckle type rash on her neck, behind her ears and no where else. It's not raised. Any ideas.?

Rash: It is hard to diagnose a rash without seeing it. Is it itchy? Has she can in contact with something that irritated her skin, like clothes, etc. ...Read more

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My friend has had flu type b for little over week. No better. Now has itchy fiery red rash back of neck & behind ears. What could this be??

My friend has had flu type b for little over week. No better. Now has itchy fiery red rash back of neck & behind ears. What could this be??

Need appointment: Unable to DX a rash without an exam.
Your friend needs to be seen by DR, have exam and then an answer will be made. ...Read more

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We have a one month old boy who has a rash over the perimeter of his face, ears, and top of neck. The rash is red with tiny bumps. What should we do?

We have a one month old boy who has a rash over the perimeter of his face, ears, and top of neck. The rash is red with tiny bumps. What should we do?

It will pass: Baby acne is felt to be triggered by babies high level of maternal hormone levels that sustained the pregnancy ; prepaired for breast feeding. Clamping the cord cuts off new hormone input, but leaving the wet spa of pregnancy puts baby in contact with skin irritants and germs. The process accelerates for a while before peaking ; the intensity varies. Eventually the hormones ; acne are gone. ...Read more

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I have razor burn like rash behind my neck and right ear. What could it be?

I have razor burn like rash behind my neck and right ear. What could it be?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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My son has a itchy rash that is hotto the touch on his ccheeks ears neck back and tummy. It came on suddenly, what could it be?

M.D. visit: There are a number of possible causes of his rash. The sudden nature without other symptoms makes a reaction or contact with a triggering agent more likely. If there is associated fever, cold symptoms, then viral and other infectious causes may be the reason for his symptoms. His age and immunization status is important information to provide as well. I would suggest a visit with your physician. ...Read more

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My one year old developed a bright red rash on the back of his neck and around his ear. Is this an allergic reaction or something else?

My one year old developed a bright red rash on the back of his neck and around his ear. Is this an allergic reaction or something else?

Wrong doctor: So you ssk a doctor on the internet who does not know the child's medical history and is unable to visualize the rash instead of asking the child's own doctor. Does this sound logical to you? ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more